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Medium-Duty Trucks

Medium-duty trucks make up an important portion of the vocational truck market and include trucks Class 6 through Class 8, or those that weigh 19,501- 33,000 pounds. These trucks are use for hauling, delivery, local service, and so much more.

Measuring Hours vs. Miles in Medium-Duty Truck Performance

To achieve the most accurate insight into the wear-and-tear on a vehicle, fleet managers need to review all performance measurements.

The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines

The medium-duty truck market is healthy, ready for continued growth, and currently impacted by several outside factors including emissions regulations and fleet needs.

8 Challenges Upfitting Light- & Medium-Duty Trucks

Correctly upfitting a work truck ensures it can accomplish the job it is required to do. It's important that fleet managers understand the challenges inherent in upfitting.

Solving Medium-Duty Upfitting Challenges

The number of available options, combined with getting exactly what is needed for your fleet, can be daunting at best. But, with some homework and research doing the upfitting job right can be easier than it appears.

Advancing Safety in Medium-Duty Truck Fleets

With accident rates relatively flat in medium-duty truck fleets, but repair costs rising slightly, fleet managers are continuing to look for ways to ultimately eliminate crashes and related liabilities and expenses.

Top Maintenance Best Practices for Medium-Duty Trucks

Keeping a work truck properly maintained is a key component in the effort to keep downtime to a minimum and costs low.

Medium-Duty Tires Go Fuel-Efficient

The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.

Medium-Duty Trucks

Optronics Offers Smoke-Lens LED Lamps

Optronics' new Smoke-Lens offering includes 6-inch oval and 4-inch round stop, tail, turn lamps, a 6-inch oval backup lamp, and a three-quarter-inch PC-rated clearance marker lamp.

Motiv Opens 3rd California Facility

The new, Stockton, Calif., facility will serve as a pre-delivery inspection and service center enabling local and efficient customer support.

January Class 8, Medium-Duty Truck Orders Dip

North American Class 8 orders for January are down month over month but up year over year, according to both FTR and ACT Research. Following a consistent trend over the last four months of averages of 19,000 trucks, January totals dropped to 17,700 units. ACT reports show a similar drop in medium-duty.